What is Dermatology?

Dermatology is the division of medicine dealing with the skin, the largest human organ. It is a speciality with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a specialist medical doctor who manages diseases related to skin, hair, nails, and some cosmetic problems.  American Wellness Center based in Dubai Healthcare City specializes in Dermatology and curing Skin Problems.

When should I see a Dermatologist?

Chronic dermatology conditions tend to remain undiagnosed for considerable time. It is mainly because of the complexities involved with diagnostic procedures and the need for rigorous follow ups.  If you experience any of the below symptoms frequently at least once a month it is recommended to visit a Dermatologist for a consultation:

  • Acne
  • Cold Sores – regular sores showing every month
  • Thick Dandruff
  • Hair loss in patches
  • Nails lifting up or thickening at the ends.
  • Skin rashes
  • Eczema that is affecting sleep quality and life
  • Psoriasis
  • Premature skin ageing
  • Persistent or non - healing skin lesions
  • Rosacea – red sensitive painful skin.
  • Skin discolouration - Persistent blotchy brown pigment favoring forehead, cheeks and upper lip
  • Eye lashes: Loss or thinning of lashes due to metabolic imbalances or from chemical/heat damage
  • Excessive sweating
  • Warts

What are the common indicators?

Did you know that skin is your largest organ?  That is why a dermatologist should have a holistic view from every aspect of human general health and a thorough understanding of other systemic issues.

Some of the most common dermatology diseases such as Immunodermatology is the branch of dermatology where immune system problems cause skin issues. These include various skin problems that are familiar to most patients: psoriasis, vitiligo, alopecia arata are caused by abnormalities in the body's immune system where skin is targeted.

At American Wellness Center based in Dubai Healthcare City, our experienced Dermatologists will assess your symptoms, run tests even take biopsies in order to diagnose and offer a treatment plan.

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, in the US a staggering 1 in 5 are diagnosed with skin a melanoma, the good news is that with the correct guidance and care it is treatable if caught early.  That is why we encourage our patients to check their skin regularly for any changes, and to seek professional help as soon as you see something different.

What are the treatments available?

Our highly professional Dermatologists provide treatment of a wide range of medical dermatological problems such as removing warts, moles, and managing skin diseases like acne, rosacea skin redness and flashings, psoriasis and eczema. Depending on the diagnosis a Dermatologist may order labs, prescribe medicines or conduct procedures to treat the symptoms.

Cosmetic dermatologists perform aesthetic treatments to enhance your beauty and rejuvenate your skin. Dermatologists often perform aesthetic treatments such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and laser treatments to address your skin issues and revitalize the youthful look of your face.

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